British Midland Airways Limited facts for kids
|1938 as Air Schools Limited
|27 October 2012 (integrated into British Airways)
|London Heathrow Airport
|Better for Business (2009–2010)
|Donington Hall, Castle Donington, United Kingdom
British Midland Airways Limited known as BMI was an airline based at Donington Hall in Castle Donington in the United Kingdom, close to East Midlands Airport. The airline flew to places in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia from its base at London Heathrow Airport, where it held 11% of all take off and landing slots and runs over 2,000 flights a week.
BMI was owned by Lufthansa, who announced an agreement in December 2011 to sell the airline to the owner of British Airways, International Airlines Group. The deal does not include Bmibaby and BMI Regional.. BMI Regional was sold to Sector Aviation Holdings for £8 million in May 2012. In April 2012 it was announced that bmi (excluding bmibaby) was to be fully merged into British Airways by the end of October 2012.
British Midland Airways Limited had a Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence, which allowed it to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats, and was a 3-star airline by Skytrax.
Images for kids
Canadair C-4 Argonaut G-ALHS of Derby Airways at Manchester Airport on 20 August 1962.
Douglas C-47 Dakota wearing British Midland's initial colour scheme in 1965.
Passengers boarding Viscount 813 G-AZNA at Teesside Airport on 21 June 1987.
Two McDonnell Douglas DC-9s at Teesside Airport in 1994. (Note the aircraft in the foreground is a series 10 featuring only one pair of overwing exits while the aircraft in the background is a series 30 featuring two pairs of overwing exits.)
The BMI training centre at the Stockley Close Industrial Estate near London Heathrow Airport
BMI Airbus A319-100
BMI Airbus A330-200
A British Midland Douglas DC-9-32
British Midland Canadair C-4 G-ALHG at Manchester Airport on 29 August 1965.
In Spanish: Bmi para niños
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